Increase your word power with word of the day, by David Norrington

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The phrase ‘increase your word power’ will resonate with a certain reader. I remember as a child my grandmother getting a Reader’s Digest magazine through the post every month and one of the features ran under this heading. I was about ten years old and it was the first section I went to. Obviously most […]

I unequivocally love bookshops… but there’s a ‘but’

in the bookshop

I love bookshops. I used to own one. A local bookshop is an oasis on a crowded, noisy high street where you can slow down to explore new worlds, learn, laugh, cry, have fun. They are, sadly, a dying breed as few new ones open, and existing shops tend to pack up without new owners […]